Cruce speaks with Chancellor at Confluence Conference

March 16, 2017

On March 10, at the Confluence Conference (a day-long series presenting the best student papers produced in the past year at the Community College of Aurora), Micaela Cruce , a History Junior who transferred from CCA this past Fall, spoke alongside Chancellor Horrell.

Hartnett and Keranen presenting and publishing

March 16, 2017

On March 3, Stephen J. Hartnett , Professor of Communication, and Lisa Keranen , Associate Professor and Chair of Communication, led an 8-hour workshop for 50 participants in the Roaring Forks Leadership Program, in Basalt, CO. Under the header of "Civic Engagement and Community Leadership," Hartnett and Keranen divided the...

Thomas speaks at International Women's Day Global Seminar

March 16, 2017

Deb Thomas , Professor and Chair and of Geography and Environmental Sciences, spoke at an International Women's Day 2017 Global Women's Seminar: Innovations in Global Health panel (sponsored by Joanne Posner-Mayer, on behalf of The Posner Center for International Development and Amanda Coslor) on March 8, at the Denver Art...

GES Announces William M. Rodgers Memorial Scholarship Winners

March 2, 2017

Geography and Environmental Sciences is proud to announce awarding two students with their William M. Rodgers Memorial Scholarship for Spring 2017. Annually, Geography and Environmental Sciences (GES) awards a scholarship to a junior or senior geography major. This year, GES gave out two scholarship awards in the amount $1,000.00 each...

Narrowe receives NSF DDIG

March 2, 2017

Adrienne Narrowe , PhD student in Integrative and Systems Biology in the lab of Assistant Professor Chris Miller, was recently awarded a National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant (NSF DDIG). The DDIG funds additional research for a year that extends Narrowe’s PhD research beyond the original scope of her...

Carver Publishes on Severe Storms and Bird Mortality

Feb. 16, 2017

Amber Carver, PhD student in Integrative and Systems Biology, recently published a paper in Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation that quantifies the effect of severe storms on mortality in breeding bird populations. Amber's study demonstrates how weather radar data can be used to quantify intensity of hailstorms...

Hunt Publishes Casper Chronicles II

Feb. 16, 2017

Rebecca Hunt, Clinical Associate Professor (C/T) of History, recently celebrated releasing her latest publication, Casper Chronicles II . Hunt traveled to Wind City Books in Casper, Wyoming for a special book signing on December 17th.

Ibrahim Named Top Student Leader

Feb. 16, 2017

Every year, the Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation hosts a summit of the Colorado Leadership Alliance, a state-wide organization of student leadership development programs. More than 250 students gather on the Auraria campus for leadership skills training, networking, and a Mentor’s Walk with regional business leaders. The DMCFL interviews the...

Miller Wins Rilke Prize

Feb. 16, 2017

English Associate Professor Wayne Miller’s 2016 poetry collection, titled Post- (Milkweed Editions, 2016), has won the Rilke Prize —a $10,000 national award given by the University of North Texas to the best poetry collection published by a "mid-career" poet in the previous calendar year.

Reich Honorable Mention for Mirra Komarovsky Book Award

Feb. 16, 2017

Associate Professor of Sociology Jennifer Reich ’s book Calling the Shots received honorable mention for the 2017 Eastern Sociological Society’s Mirra Komarovsky Book Award . This award honors the memory of Mirra Komarovsky (February 5, 1905 – January 30, 1999), a pioneer in the sociology of gender.

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